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Innovative Hudson Museum initiative prototypes 19th-century artifact using 3D printing, intermedia techniques to create replica

A 19th-century clan helmet of carved yellow cedar in the Northwest Coast collection of the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine has been introduced to 21st-century 3D printing technology in an attempt to replicate the artifact for future repatriation and educational purposes. The museum, in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and […]

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Castine Patriot cites UMaine offshore wind efforts

The Castine Patriot cited a pilot project for a single floating offshore turbine south of Monhegan Island led by the University of Maine’s research program and New England Aqua Ventus. The project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and may be the first floating offshore wind turbine in the United State. It is […]

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The Business Download highlights UMaine engineers in offshore wind energy

In an article about pioneers in floating offshore wind power, the Business Download featured the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center director Habib Dagher, and engineers Jacob Ward and Anthony Viselli, who both grew up in rural Maine and graduated from UMaine. Today, these engineers and their team are making history — and […]

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MaineBiz features UMaine ‘factory of the future’

MaineBiz reported on an omnibus federal funding package that includes $35 million to help build a digital research laboratory at the University of Maine. The facility, dubbed the “factory of the future,” will advance large-scale, biobased additive manufacturing using technologies such as artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, and arrays of large 3D printers and subtractive systems.

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Kimball speaks to Offshore Source about wave energy

In an article about developing wave energy on the U.S. East Coast, Richard Kimball, Presidential Professor of Ocean Engineering and Energy at the University of Maine, told Offshore Source that a scaled ocean field test site in Castine and a full-scale demonstration site in Mohegan are available to move wave energy systems from concept to […]

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Media report on the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center producing world’s largest 3D-printed logistics vessel

The Associated Press, Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5), News Center Maine, Seapower Magazine, 3D Printing Industry and Mainebiz reported on the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites producing the world’s largest 3D-printed logistics vessel. The watercraft is one of two 3D-printed prototype logistics vessels the UMaine Composites Center produced for the U.S. Department of […]

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Stateline highlights UMaine research in offshore wind story

In a story titled “Offshore Wind Takes Off at Last. States Have Been Counting on It,” Stateline, a daily news publication funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts organization, highlighted research on floating platform technology for offshore wind development from the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. The story was also shared in the […]

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